Middlebury

MEN’S TENNIS COMPETES AT ITA REGIONAL

October 1, 2012

The men’s tennis team turned in some impressive results at the ITA Regional hosted by Williams over the weekend. Rookie Palmer Campbell (Nashville, Tenn.) advanced to the semifinals round of the 64-man tournament, before falling to Andrew Yaraghi of Amherst  6-3, 6-2. Campbell won four straight-set matches at the event, including a 7-6 (4), 6-1 win over Brandon Roode of Nichols in the quarterfinals.

Junior Alex Johnston (Leeds, England) also turned in a solid performance, advancing to the quarterfinal round with three wins before falling to Yaraghi, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-1. Senior Alec Parower (Scarsdale, N.Y.) picked up a pair of straight-set wins before falling in the round of 16 to semifinalist and top seed Mark Kahan of Amherst, 6-4, 6-7 (8), 6-1.

In doubles play, Johnston and senior Spencer Lunghino (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) earned a pair of 8-2 wins before falling to finalists Rob Crampton and Matt Bettles of Bates, 8-4 in the quarterfinals. 

• Men’s tennis hosts invitational

• Up next: 9/28-30 @ ITA Regional (Williams)